hai

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English[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (Internet slang) hi (a purposeful misspelling)

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Adzera[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. yes

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. third-person singular present indicative of haber

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai (genitive hai, partitive haid)

  1. shark

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. shark

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Galician[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hai

  1. third-person singular present indicative of haber
    Hai dous nomes diferentes. — "There are two different names."

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. hi

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. second-person singular present indicative of avere

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hai

  1. rōmaji reading of はい

Jersey Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch hij (he). Compare German Low German hei (he).

Pronoun[edit]

hai

  1. he
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      Hai waz nît tevrêde täus []
      He was not content at home []

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hài.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Navajo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xai (in older Americanist literature)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. winter
    haigo deeskʼaaz łehIt’s usually cold in the winter.

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch haai

Noun[edit]

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haier, definite plural haiene)

  1. a shark

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch haai

Noun[edit]

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haiar, definite plural haiane)

  1. a shark

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (with subjunctives) let's
    hai mergem
    let's go

Usage notes[edit]

Hai is a word expressing inclination toward an action. It is often used to introduce suggestions, such as that in the given example.

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) hei

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (Vallader) yes (used to indicate agreement with the speaker in a conversation)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) gie, (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, schi

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. (Chile) Informal second-person singular (voseo) present indicative form of haber.
  2. (archaic, impersonal third-person singular indicative present of haber) there is, there are
    Hai dos tiendas que venden películas.
    There are two stores that sell films.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (impersonal form of haber): hay

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hi.

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. hello

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Vietic *haar, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɓaar. Akin to Khmer ពីរ (pir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

hai

  1. (cardinal) two

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